LONGEST RIVER IN INDIA

Rivers are playing an very important role in india ,as they are the main sources for irrigation providing sufficient amount of water required for growing crops ,power generation ,drinking water and many more .There are larger number of river in india some of them helped the country to sustain their lives of people . Top 5 rivers which are longest or largest and worshipped in our country from ancient times .

5 Narmada River -1290 km

Narmada River is the 5th largest river  and length of the river is 1290 km .It originates from Amarkantak Hill which is located in Madhya Pradesh and flows into Arabian Sea .It passes from two states Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. There is cruise operators and Boat services provider on this river .

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4 Godavari River  – 1,465 km

Its is the 4th largest river in india .Its is about 1465 km long .Its rises from trimbakeshwar ,which located near nasik  and flows into Bay of Bengal crossing southeast and south central states of Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh .South Indian people consider it as a holy river as is worshipped by the people.It also consist of rail-cum bridge on the river linking kovvur and rajahmundry which is largest in Asia

3 Ganga River -2,565 km

It is the 3rd largest river in India and one the most famous river. Its rise from Uttarakhand  (Gangotri Glacier which is in Garhwal Himalayas) and flowing into Bangladesh and flows in Bay of Bengal. Its flows from these following states Rishikesh,Haridwar,Kannauj,Kanpur,Raebareli, Fatehpur,Allahabad,Varanasi, Buxar, Patna,Munger, Farakka,Plassey,Nabadwip Mayapur,Kolkata. Its serves as an economic and spiritual need of the people.

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2 Brahmaputra River -2900 km

It is the 2nd largest river in india .The length of the river is 2900.It start from lake manasarovar  and flows through North East  states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh as well as our neighboring countries of china and bangladesh ,end into Bay of Bengal .Its is also popular for cruise services .

1 Indus -3180 km

It is the largest river which flows through jammu and kashmir ,pakistan and western tibet.Its is the longest river in India as well as Asia also .The length of the river is 3180 .It is one the greatest tourist attraction also .

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Conclusion

These 5 river are playing an very important role in India as same are been worship by Indians .They are one of the major economics assets of country as they aid in production of electricity ,attract tourism  .

 

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